Group chides AG Donovan for ignoring ‘Dump the Cop Cash’ pledge
Vermont’s Attorney General T.J. Donovan is taking a little heat for his failure to to sign a letter pledging to no longer accept campaign contributions or political endorsements from the state’s police unions.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner signed a pledge this week from the Justice Collaborative, vowing to not seek or accept campaign contributions from law enforcement unions.
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Monday that he is one of 42 prosecutors from across the country who have signed a pledge to reject campaign contributions from law enforcement unions, including the Police Benevolent Association in New York City.
Just one of the city’s five district attorneys signed on to a call Monday to reject endorsements and cash contributions from law enforcement unions.
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, a prolific fundraiser from the unions, has sworn — along with 39 other elected prosecutors across the country — not to take money from police and law enforcement unions.
Ulster County District Attorney David Clegg has pledged to not accept campaign endorsements or contributions from police unions.
Clegg joined more than 40 elected prosecutors from across the country, including district attorneys and a state attorney general, in signing a letter rejecting police union endorsements and campaign contributions. The letter, released Monday, was circulated and organized by The Justice Collaborative.
Bexar County District Attorney Joe Gonzales joined over 40 officials from across the country calling on district attorneys and state attorney generals to reject endorsements and campaign contributions from police unions.
Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon has joined a group of more than 40 prosecutors across the nation who say they will no longer be taking campaign contributions or endorsements from police unions.
On Monday, The Justice Collaborative – a project of the San Francisco-based Tides Advocacy Fund – announced that Verber Salazar had signed on to a letter of prosecutors from around the country that have declared that they will not seek either endorsements or contributions from police unions for current or upcoming campaigns.